Mac Thread, treesize like prog for mac in Technical; is there a piece of software like treesize for macs, my laptop HD is nearly full and I want to ...
9th August 2008, 03:33 PM #1
treesize like prog for mac
is there a piece of software like treesize for macs, my laptop HD is nearly full and I want to see where all the space is being used up!
9th August 2008, 03:57 PM #2
There is this application id-design, inc. | WhatSize shareware for up to 20gb or $12.99 for the full version. There are also some ideas on how to use the terminal to get a list which is simmilar here http://ask.metafilter.com/32028/Nest...le-size-in-OSX
Last edited by SYNACK; 9th August 2008 at 04:01 PM.
10th August 2008, 09:34 AM #3
- Rep Power
Open up a Terminal window
cd [directory you want to check]
du -sm * | sort -rn
This will give you a list (biggest first, size in megabytes) of files/directories below where you run the command from.
10th August 2008, 10:18 AM #4
- Rep Power
Graphically, hard drive usage can be analysed using Disk Inventory X.
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